Sr. Manager - Forecasting, eCommerce Transportation
- Location SAN BRUNO, CA
- Career Area Supply Chain and Logistics
- Job Function Transportation
- Employment Type -
- Position Type -
- Requisition GH1528112
What you'll do at
The Senior Manager will lead Forecasting for the core eCommerce Transportation business. The Senior Manager will be primarily responsible for leading a team of analysts focused on advanced forecasting and carrier capacity management. S/he will develop the Transportation team’s forecasts for Carriers and Fulfillment centers and will manage Carrier Capacity.
This role is part of the Walmart eCommerce Transportation Analytics team – a future-focused, action-biased, data-driven team chartered with defining the next generation transportation network by leveraging big data. This is a high-impact and high-visibility role within the organization with expectations to deliver immediate results.
- Develop transportation forecasts with a high degree of granularity and accuracy, and align across multiple partners including Carriers and Fulfillment centers
- Partner with Carriers, and with Operations and Procurement teams to ensure sufficient carrier capacity is available
- Build tools and monitor order flow in real time to ensure capacity is being utilized appropriately
- Partner with Product teams to develop features to manage carrier capacity
- Direct efforts of team members and manage multiple projects at once while ensuring deadlines are met and data output is accurate and appropriate for the business.
- Must also be able to deal with ambiguity and make independent decisions about what data and approach is best for the task at hand.
- Masters in Operations Research, Statistics, Industrial Engineering, Operations Management or Supply Chain Management
- 3+ years of post-graduate work experience, including demonstrated success in leading forecasting projects to achieve business-impacting results
- Experience with forecasting tools and techniques
- Experienced people manager
- Expert in MS-Excel and SQL
- Competent in MS-PowerPoint and comfortable building presentation materials to tell a clear story
- Ability to foster successful partnerships within cross-functional teams
- Effective communication skills at multiple levels of the organization, including senior management
- Ability to champion ideas and influence the organization with fact-driven recommendations
- Strong follow-through skills and acute attention to detail
- Foster and maintain Wal-Mart's four core values:
- Act with Integrity
- Respect for the Individual
- Service to our Customers
- Strive for Excellence
Additional Preferred Qualifications
- PhD in Operations Research, Statistics, Industrial Engineering, Operations Management or Supply Chain Management
- Retail e-commerce industry experience
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